fill up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb fill up (1).

Meaning: If you fill something up, you make it full.

For example:

  • fill up sth Don't forget to fill up your car before you leave. It's a long way to the next gas station.

  • fill sth up with sth When the water level in the coffee machine gets down to that red line, fill it up with water from this tap.

Nouns often used as objects with fill up (1): container, glass, jar, bottle, tank, car, bag, suitcase

Quick Quiz:

We ran out of water on the trek because Philip had forgotten to fill up

a. the taps

b. the bottles

c. the heater

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Contributor: Matt Errey